PROFICIENCY 23% 20% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
21%PARAGOULD SCHOOL DISTRICT
24%Paragould
28%Arkansas

Paragould High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "PARAGOULD SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Paragould, AR. There are a total of 825 students and 60 teachers at Paragould High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 402 free lunch students and 92 reduced lunch students.

Paragould High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.5%, which is 20% lower than the Arkansas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students825
Teachers60.42
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch402
Reduced lunch92

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment237
Taking some courses230
Taking some courses (not tests)4
Passing some courses35
Passing no courses191

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Paragould High School, there are a total of 237 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 230 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All16%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School16%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All29%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School29%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Paragould High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArkansasNational
White 89.8% 89.6% 64.2% 51.1%
Black 1.6% 1.8% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.4% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.1% 5.0% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.8% 2.6% 1.9% 3.1%

Paragould demographics profile

StatisticParagouldArkansasNational
Population27,5213,017,825328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)8755891
Median age36.137.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%58%55%
Speak English98%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%5%13%

Education level achieved in Paragould

IndexParagouldArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade74.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school73.5%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college45.2%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.9%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.6%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters6.7%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Paragould High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.